Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1291

Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in NC)

Look for it in maritime forests, marsh edges, and other near-coastal communities, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Compound: strongly costapalmate

FLOWER:
Summer
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Fall
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Arecales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sabal palmetto   FAMILY Arecaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sabal palmetto   FAMILY Arecaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 031-02-002:
Sabal palmetto   FAMILY Arecaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Sabal palmetto

 

COMMON NAME:
Cabbage Palmetto